smelling (part of speech: verb)
- Then he went cautiously round his prison, whiffing the sides, rearing up on the log walls. - "Frank of Freedom Hill", Samuel A. Derieux.
- The place was soon full of smoke, and after a vigorous whiffing I succeeded in making it habitable. - "Missionary Work Among The Ojebway Indians", Edward Francis Wilson.
- He emitted a single whiffing snort, and flinging his tail high in air, made for the other side of the prairie as if Death himself was racing at his heels. - "The Hunters of the Ozark", Edward S. Ellis.